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MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 10/01 — On the opening day of a special legislative session, efforts to institute tougher criminal sentences and bring back the death penalty to New Mexico took center stage in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives,

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SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 09/29 — A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer accused of manslaughter in an unarmed black man’s death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn’t hear other officers arrive on the scene or even the deadly gunshot she fired from her handgun.

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DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 09/29 — A Cambridge University study of British and U.S. police shows a 93 percent decrease in the number of complaints made against officers when they are using body cameras — pivotal findings that suggest the simple devices could reduce conflicts between police and the public.

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PARIS (AP) 09/28 — European police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft, a sign of how quickly the computer-scrambling software has found favor in the electronic underworld.

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Sheriff Clarke detains unruly airline passenger

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County’s sheriff says he detained an airline passenger who became drunk and disorderly on a flight originating in Milwaukee.

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Two charged in 1973 killings of 2 California girls

DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/15 — Two men charged with murder in the 1973 shotgun slayings of two young girls can’t face the death penalty because it wasn’t an option when the girls were sexually assaulted and killed,

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